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To E-Read Or Not To E-Read? That Is The Question…

I haven’t been to the library in three years. The last time I went was to print a picture out for my manuscript. I didn’t even check out any books as I don’t have a library card. In fact, I haven’t checked out books since I

Writing Tips: Finding Your Voice

“Writing is a struggle against silence.”- Carlos Fuentes Voice is a struggle for new writers who have yet dared to tread on the untouched roads of their writing adventures. It can sometimes be this amorphous thing that we are taught to seek and value without

Writing Tips: Write What You Love, Write What You Know

It’s one thing to know that you are a writer at heart. Acting upon that knowledge is another matter entirely. More often than not, the first steps of a writer’s journey feel more like stumbles through a pitch black corridor that is miles and miles

Dragon Age: The Masked Empire Book Review

Year 2014 Author Patrick Weekes Summary Empress Celene struggles to navigate the dangerous political climate of her powerful nation, Orlais. Her cousin, The Grandduke Gaspard, seeks to undermine her power at every turn and treasonous whispers can be heard among the nobles who hide behind

The Art of Marc Silvestri

For a long time in the world of comic books, DC Comics and Marvel reigned supreme with little competition other than with each other to challenge their rule. While the two companies undisputedly remain titans of the industry, the world of comics has grown and

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): Top 5 Dean Koontz Horror Novels

Day 16 In 1977, long before Stephen King was almost unanimously christened the Master of the Macabre, I discovered an author I grew to love: Dean Koontz.  I was 12, in Junior High School, and I remember having read most of what was in the

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): The Sordid History of Vampirella

Day 15 From the minute you laid eyes on her, you could tell she was trouble.  Frank Frazetta’s cover to Vampirella #1 has her posed with one hand on her fleshy hip and one finger in her mouth.  She’s wearing black boots and her iconic

3 Book Recommendations For The Horror Fan (Issue #3)

Its been a while since this “Literature” tab got used and I thought it was high time to change that. For whatever reason, I’ve been having trouble finishing books, even books that I am really into. However, I would like to change that. Today we’re

Trade Table #3 X-men: God Loves, Man Kills(Graphic Novel)

This X-men Graphic Novel (GN) is from 1982, way back in the glory days of Marvel.  The Graphic Novel was a new format that Marvel was trying out, and like everything else Marvel touched with X-men mutant pixie dust, it turned to gold. Chris Claremont’s

Dead Space: Catalyst Book Review

Year 2012 Author B.K. Evenson Summary The year is 2294 and the fate of humanity exists on the edge of a knife. In the hopes of saving humanity, EarthGov has begun experimenting with an ancient alien artifact they can not hope to comprehend. Known as